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Complete Guide to Golf in Burnsville, MN

If you’re a golf lover looking for somewhere to play on top-class links or practice every aspect of your game year-round, then the Twin Cities area is your answer! From HD Golf Simulators to gorgeous 9-hole layouts to championship courses, here’s the Complete Guide to Golfing in Burnsville, Minnesota area:


Complete Guide to Golf in Burnsville, MN

Birnamwood Golf Course

Architect: Don Herfort | 1,267 yards

If you’re looking for a perfect place to refine your short game, head to Birnamwood Golf Course. This nine-hole, Par 27 public golf course is very well-maintained, with rolling terrain including blooming flowers in the spring. There’s a good variety with just enough challenges and a few longer Par 3s.


Burnsville Indoor Golf

Get a jump on the season in the domed driving range at Burnsville Indoor Golf! Practice everything from your swings to your putts with realistic simulations at world-class courses using brand new, state-of-the-art technology. Don’t just take our word for it. Amy Alcott, LPGA Tour Player, says: “Truly the most accurate technology for indoor golf I’ve come across.”


Legends Club

Architect: Gill/Miller Golf Architects | 7,063 yards

Recognized as the National Golf Course of the Year in 2007 by the NGCOALegends Club Par 72, is an 18-hole championship course open to the public. Acclaimed golf course architects, Gill/Miller, transformed this natural setting into a layout with diverse challenges for all levels. The dramatic topography features a 30-acre lake, cascading creeks, scenic wetlands, deep ponds, and strategic “links” mounding. Take a video tour of the course!

Additionally, Legends Club now has two new, state-of-the-art, HD Golf Simulators – the finest golf simulators on the market today! The Legends Clubhouse is also perfect for special events.


Willinger’s Golf Club

Architect: Gill/Miller Golf Architects | 6,809 yards

Recently rated one of Golf Magazine’s “Top 5 Best Value Courses”, Par 72, 18-hole golf course, Willinger’s Golf Club is great for all aspects of the game. Its course in scenic, secluded woods and marshlands is both challenging and incredibly well-maintained. Each hole is unique, but the course is well-known for its 566 yards (par 5) 18th hole. Enjoy a beer on the deck at the bar & grill after a day on the green. Tour the course here!

Photo Credit: Willingers Golf Club


Boulder Pointe Golf Course

Architects: Kevin Norby & Don Herfort | 6,284 yards

The Boulder Pointe Golf Course is an 18-hole, Par 72 course with a challenging, slightly unpredictable layout. You’ll find rolling terrain, wooded areas, and natural wetlands flanked by bentgrass greens, bunkers, and water hazards. Check out course details before you play!

Photo Credit: Boulder Pointe Golf Club


Crystal Lake Golf Club

Architect: Williams, Gill & Associates | 6,306 yards

A traditional and links-style course, the Crystal Lake Golf Club boasts an 18-hole, par-71 course. Williams, Gill & Associates designed the remarkable natural settings of Crystal Lake to include regal pines, pristine wetlands, and water hazards in the form of seven ponds. It has been honored by Audubon International for its environmental planning and also has a beautiful wedding gazebo nestled in between its woodlands. Take a closer look at each of the course’s holes!

Photo Credit: Crystal Lake Golf Club


Ridges at Sand Creek

Architect: Joel Goldstrand | 6,961 yards

An 18-hole, par-72 course, the championship layout at Ridges at Sand Creek easily appeals to all skill levels. It has a fun arrangement with plenty of variety and is split into two sections: up on hills and down by the creek. The large, bentgrass green and beautiful scenery were designed by award-winning architect Joel Goldstrand. Your guests will love the views of the course from Ridges’ restaurant and bar. Book your golf outing today!


The Wilds Golf Club

Architects: Tom Weiskopf & Jay Morrish | 7,012 yards

The Wilds Golf Club is home to a challenging, yet fair, Par 72, 18-hole championship course that is consistently in great condition. The course, nicknamed “Minnesota’s Crown Jewel”, has earned its reputation as one of the best venues in Minnesota and is perfect for outings.

Photo Credit: The Wilds Golf Club

Before you tee off, don’t forget to book your hotel so you can plan on checking out all of the great golf courses in the south metro. Burnsville is the ideal place to stay during your visit as we are conveniently close to it all at a fraction of the price and with free parking! 


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